Ulrich van den Berg

Ulrich van den Berg
Personal information
Full name Ulrich van den Berg
Born (1975-01-13) 13 January 1975
East London, South Africa
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb; 12.8 st)
Nationality  South Africa
Residence Sunninghill, South Africa
Turned professional 1999
Current tour(s) Sunshine Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 7
Number of wins by tour
Sunshine Tour 7

Ulrich van den Berg (born 13 January 1975) is a South African professional golfer.

Van den Berg was born in East London. He had a successful amateur career which peaked in 1997 when he won the South African Amateur Strokeplay Championship, the Transvaal Amateur, and the Western Province Strokeplay Championship. He turned professional in 1999 and joined the Sunshine Tour. He has several tournament victories on the tour, all on the less lucrative "Winter Swing".[1][2]

Van den Berg played on the European Tour in 2008 having won his card at qualifying school at the end of 2007.[3] Having been unable to play in more than 10 tournaments in his rookie season due to family reasons, he was granted a conditional card for 2009 on a medical exemption, but failed to win enough money to retain his playing status.[2]

Amateur highlights

Professional wins (7)

Sunshine Tour wins (7)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 17 Nov 2000 Riviera Resort Classic −10 (67-63=130) 3 strokes South Africa Mike Michell
2 27 Oct 2001 Vodacom Trophy −18 (68-66-64=198) 2 strokes South Africa Jaco van Zyl
3 13 Nov 2004 Seekers Travel Pro-Am −13 (69-67-67=203) Playoff South Africa Mark Murless, South Africa Patrick O'Brien
4 9 Apr 2005 Parmalat Classic −15 (67-65-69=201) 1 stroke South Africa Peter Karmis, South Africa Lindani Ndwandwe
5 3 Aug 2007 Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour at Bloemfontein −14 (67-66-69=202) 3 strokes South Africa Bradford Vaughan
6 30 Jul 2010 Vodacom Business Origins of Golf Tour at Humewood −14 (67-66-67=203) 1 stroke South Africa Daniel Greene
7 20 Oct 2013 BMG Classic −15 (65-69-67=201) 5 strokes South Africa Titch Moore, South Africa Hennie Otto

See also


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